Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 381181
desktop-effects should handle compiz-fusion
Last modified: 2009-01-09 02:25:05 EST
Description of problem:
Right now on Fedora 8, if I install compiz-fusion with the plugins and ccsm from
the updates repo, and then enable "Desktop Effects" using System - Preferences -
Look and Feel, the two effects listed there are enabled. However after that, any
changes I make using ccsm are not effected. IMHO, desktop-effects should handle
this compiz vs. compiz-fusion situation gracefully, because it is confusing to
find that "Desktop Effects" are enabled yet changes from ccsm do not take place !
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Go to System - Preferences - Look and Feel - Desktop Effects
2. Enable the desktop effects there
3. Make some changes / add / remove effects using ccsm
Changes made through ccsm are not affected.
Changes made through ccsm should be affected.
I have also noticed this. Initially I assumed modifying OPT4 from gconf to ccp
in /usr/bin/gnome-wm would force desktop-effects to load compiz-fusion with the
correct configuration backend. This however had no effect. Perhaps there should
be a switch in the script for compiz-fusion? I really have done very little
testing on this issue and moved to the 0.6.99 compiz-fusion release instead.
Regardless, a fix would be greatly appreciated.
i have the same problem
Same here. This is really confusing and frustrating.
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